Vencenza Francesca Richards, 76, of Linton, passed away at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct 5, 2009, at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan.
She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Foxboro, Mass., the daughter of Ceasar and Irene (Jackson) DiMarzio.
She graduated from Foxboro High School in 1952 and was a Certified Nurse's Aide in nursing homes for 42 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Richards of Linton, to whom she was married Sept. 1, 1952, two sons, Robert (Esther) Richards of Omaha, Neb., and William (Peggy) Richards of Watertown, Wis., two daughters, Jane (Joe) Frassrand of Lake Tapp, Washington and Debora (Richard) Morris of Linton, five brothers, John DiMarzio of Monticello, N.Y., Alessandro Veno DiMarzio and Roger DiMarzio, both of Foxboro, Mass., Dino DiMarzio of Brookins, Or., and Norgio DiMarzio of Placerville, Calif., four sisters, Amelia Brooks and Irene Bouchard of Foxboro, Mass., Yolanda McAuliffe of Fairhaven, Mass., and Camelina DiMarzio of Providence, Rhode Island, and nine grandchildren, Laura, Robin, Kilei, Christopher, Matthew, Jason, Darrell, Dereck, and Alisha.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, Ryan, two brothers, Guglielmo and Fermino, and a sister, Virgilia DiMarzio.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at St. Mary Cemetery in Foxboro, Mass.
Friends may call in Indiana at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Father Michael Madden will recite the Rosary at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home in Linton.
Friends may call in Massachusetts from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, and at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home in Foxboro prior to the graveside service.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.